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3 Fall cocktail recipes

A Jersey girl through and through, Carolyn grew up spending her summers down in Avalon, NJ. As a young girl, she often cooked alongside her mother and grandmother, whose seafood creations instilled a true passion for fresh, local produce...

Cheers to the season!

Greet family and guests with one or all three of these festive and simple fall-inspired cocktails!

Pear and nutmeg, apples, cinnamon, sugar... cranberry, ginger and beer! These 3 fall-inspired cocktails bring it all and will leave your guests feeling warm and welcomed!

1

The three ships cocktail recipe

 3-Fall cocktail recipes

Serves 1

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 3/4 ounce elderflower liqueur
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • 6 chunks Bartlett pear
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg (plus more for garnish)
  • Sliced small pear for garnish

Directions:

  1. Muddle pear and nutmeg together until well mashed.
  2. Add all other ingredients and shake vigorously over ice for 30 seconds. Fine strain into an ice-filled rocks glass.
  3. Garnish with a thin slice of pear dusted with ground nutmeg.
2

Apple cider bourbon mimosa recipe

 3-Fall cocktail recipes

Serves 1

Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar (plus a bit more for glass rims)
  • 3 ounces apple cider
  • 3 ounces Champagne
  • 1-1/2 ounces bourbon
  • Cinnamon and sugar mixture
  • Sliced apple for garnish

Directions:

  1. Dip Champagne glass rims in bourbon and then into a mixture of a bit of brown sugar, cinnamon and sugar.
  2. Mix all the drink ingredients together and pour into Champagne glass.
  3. Garnish with sliced apples.
3

Cranberry ginger crush recipe

 3-Fall cocktail recipes

Serves 1

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces 100 percent cranberry juice
  • 2 ounces spiced rum
  • 4 ounces spicy ginger beer (try to find Blenheim's or Reed's)
  • Candied ginger pieces for garnish

Directions:

  1. In a rocks glass filled with ice, combine cranberry juice and rum.
  2. Top with ginger beer.
  3. Garnish with candied ginger on a cocktail pick, toothpick or place on the side of the glass.

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